A Journey of Many Dimensions
Flatland is an exciting half-hour animated film based on Edwin Abbott's classic novel, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, written originally in 1884. Flatland is a world that exists entirely on a two-dimensional plane. All different kinds of shapes, live work, and play in this world.The story follows Arthur Square (Martin Sheen) and his curious granddaughter Hex (Kristen Bell). When a mysterious visitor (Michael York) arrives from Spaceland, Arthur and Hex must come to terms with the truth of the third dimension, risking dire consequences from the evil Circles that have ruled Flatland for thousands of years.Combining action, drama, geometry, and socio-political commentary, this heartfelt story will appeal to all ages. FLATLAND, a best-selling classic book for over 100 years, comes to life in this new animated film that challenges audiences to grasp the limitations of our own assumptions about reality, and to think of the idea of higher dimensions.